First lieutenand is a commissioned officer militar rank in mony airmed forces an, in some forces, an appointment.
The rank o lieutenand haes different meanins in different militay formations (see comparative militar ranks), but the majority o cases it is common for it tae be sub-dividit intae a senior (first lieutenand) an junior (seicont lieutenand) rank. The NATO equivalent rank for laund force officers is OF-1 rank. In navies, whilk certain rank insignia mey carry the name: "lieutenand", the term may be uised tae relate tae a pairticular post or duty an aw, rather than a rank.
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